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About Nelson All about Nelson his life, times, loves and battles.
Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson KB The 1805 Clubs site which unusually is written as Nelsons own home page.

Broadside Broadside is a collection of pages describing life in Royal Navy in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, the time of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Explosion An award winning visitor experience for all the family on the shores of Portsmouth Harbour, Explosion! tells the story of naval warfare from the day of gunpowder to the Exocet
Frigate Unicorn
His Majesty's Frigate UNICORN, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in Chatham dockyard, and she was launched in 1824. You can still see the Unicorn in Dundee, Scotland.
HMS Trinocamlee HMS Trincomalee is a Leda Class Frigate built for the British Admiralty in Bombay. She was launched in October 1817 and is the oldest British vessel afloat. You can visit her in Hartlepool, England.
HMS Victory - Official Royal Navy Website The official website of HMS VICTORY which is the oldest commissioned warship in the world, and is still manned by Officers and Ratings of the Royal Navy. She is now the flagship of the Second Sea Lord and Commander in Chief Naval Home Command and lies in No 2 Dry Dock at Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth. England. She was of course Nelsons flagship at Trafalgar.
Interactive Steels List of 1794
A new interactive historical database of British Royal Navy Ships of 1794 based on Steele's List.
Letters and Dispatches of Lord Horation Nelson
These on-line editions of Horatio Nelson's dispatches and letters are based directly on the original nineteenth century editions.
Maritime Britain Maritime Britain - the online guide to maritime heritage facilities and organisations in the UK. Details of hundreds of museums, ships, shore side attractions and maritime bodies as well as providing a handy links page and an interesting almanac of notable historical events.
Nelson Galleries at the National Maritime Museum Details of the galleries dedicated to Nelson at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

Nelson Society Home page of the Nelson Society. Within this website you will find the story of the life and times of Lord Nelson and those most closely associated with one of the greatest sea-officers in history.
Royal Naval Museum - Portsmouth Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, historic home of the Royal Navy, this is the Museum of Britain’s Senior Service. The new exhibitions include - Horatio Nelson: The Hero & The Man, The Sailing Navy and HMS Victory & the Battle of Trafalgar

Senior Service  Another UK based re-enactment group who cover the earlier 18th Century crew of HMS Centurion. Well worth a visit

Society for Nautical Research The Society for Nautical Research was founded in London in 1910 to foster the study of ships and seafaring throughout all ages and in all seas.

Trafalgar 200 Battle of Trafalgar 200, a site dedicated to all the celebrations leading up to the 200th anniversary of Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory against the combined fleets of France and Spain at the Battle of Trafalgar.
NMM Uniforms Site The National Maritime Museum's extensive uniform collection holds over 7000 items of regulation dress, ratings’ clothing, ceremonial wear and accessories. Collections Online features a selection of garments, from the first Royal Naval uniform pattern of 1748 through to 20th-century examples. 
Trafalgar Roll - Officers and People at Trafalgar 
This information has been compiled from a long list of the awards made to the seamen who fought in the various Royal Navy ships under the Command of Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805.

victory yawl 2 470 Stirling & Son build a yawl for HMS Victory 
"Visit our History of Piracy section for links to articles about pirates throughout important time periods. Read about popular subjects such as Pirates of the Caribbean and how pirate history affected government, life, trade, and more."

HMS at the Allied Special Forces 
Memorial Grove at the NMA

HMS at Whitby 2014
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
HMS at Greenwich September 2014


HMS at Whitby September 2013

HMS at Ipswich Maritime Festival 
24th/25th August 2013

HMS at Beale Park
Boat Show 2013

HMS at Gloucester Tall Ships 
Festival 2013

HMS at Southampton 
 Festival  2013

HMS Mark 8 Cockleshell Canoe 

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 NMM Falmouth webcam - 
          looking towards the Carrick Roads in the distance


General Interest Sites

Sailing Navy 
HM Bark Endeavour 
Fine Books about Fighting Sail (1793 - 1815)
Captain Cook Society 
HMS Victory 1805 Cutter - Victory's cutter recreated
Naval Historical Centre - Boston Detachment
His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Richmond living history Ship's Company 
The Royal Marines Museum 
Ship's Company
Sons Of the Mars
Travels with the Rose
Tall Ship Bounty 

Books and Nautical Fiction

Country Books Direct
Quiller Publishing
Greenhill Books 
Julian - home of Kydd 
Patrick O'Brian Home Page
Patrick O'Brian Web Resources

Napoleonic Wars and War of 1812

33rd Foot
Det Søndenfieldske Frivillige Musqueteer Corps
Fort Erie War of 1812 Home Page
Marine Detachment 1812 - USS Constitution 
The Napoleon 
Napoleonic Society
The Napoleonic Wars Collection
60th Rifles 
95th Rifles 
USS Constitution Official Home Page
The War of 1812 Website 
War of 1812 (1812-1814)
Waterloo 1815 The Visitors Centre

Regency and 18th Century

A Regency Repository
Cupidity - The Regency Collection
Eighteenth-Century Resources
Jessamyn's Regency Costume Companion
Patchworks - reproduction fabrics - Costume History

Ancestors and Relatives Search

        Forces Reunited 
        Royal Navy: Tracing People
        Once a Marine always a Marine 

Maritime - General

Aquatic Network: Home Page
The Golden Hind 
Journal for Maritime Research
Captain Quillam and the Manx Seafarers
Mary Rose Home Page
Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea
Marine Society
 Navy News 
The Naval Dockyards Society 
Portsmouth Historic Ships
Royal Naval Patrol Service
Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies 
Songs of the Sea - a comprehensive database of sea shanties 
Square Sail - The Masters of Maritime History
Staffordshire at Sea 
The Cutty Sark : Greenwich : London
The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Working Sail - builders of traditional wooden pilot cutters

Maritime - Collectibles and Antiques Supplies

Culpepper Nautical - "The largest wholesale supplier of authentic nautical antiques, lighting and decor"
Art Marine - nautical prints by Geoff Hunt
Castle Navigation - Brass Sextants, Compasses, Telescopes and Nautical Instruments
British Marine and Yachting Books for Sale, Warsash Nautical Bookshop
Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd - Maritime book suppliers
Jonesport Nautical Antiques Master Page
The Maritime Gallery 
Old Nautibits - Nautical and Maritime Collectables/Antiques 
Sea (Nautical Gifts. Globes. Ship, Boat Models)
Sea Room - Wooden Ships Bookseller
Sewills Of Liverpool
Stanley London - Brass Sextants and Nautical Instruments
Trinity Marine - Nautical Antiques and Collectables

Maritime - Navigation and Chronometers


R C H Lantern Clocks & Marine Chronometers  (above)
Celestial Navigation Basics
The Navigation Foundation
The Institute of Navigation
The Invention of the Marine Chronometer

Maritime - Sailing

Selway-Fisher Boat Design 
UK Sailing Index 
Yachting and Boating World ( - Home Page
The Jubilee Sailing Trust
The JST - Cardiff

Re-Enactment - General

    - Costume History
Antique Leather Dressing - UK Suppliers of Pecard Leather Dressing 
The Discriminating General 
Don Diego - Spanish Armourer
Davide Pedersoli & C Muzzleloading Arms 
Event Plan - event organisers 
Living History Portraits
Living History Re-enactor Net
Loyalist Arms and Repair 
Muzzleloader Magazine 
The National Association of Re-enactment Societies
Our Living History - A home for UK re-enactors 
Trafalgar Muzzle Loaders Club
The Marquis of Winchesters Regiment - English Civil War Society
Sir William Pennyman's Regiment - English Civil War Society


Antique Maps and Prints
Bibliofind - Booksearch, Antiquarian, Rare and Old Books
The Costumer's Manifesto Your Free One-stop Site for Costume Information & Images 
The Costume Page - Online Resources 
Dungarvan Museum Society
The Digital Traditions Folksong Database Search Page
The Fife and Drum Sound Clip Gallery 
Harwich Society 
History Today
Mayflowersteps - Plymouth Past and Present
Palmer's Pocket Playford
Public Record Office Catalogue 
Royal Armouries Home Page
The History Channel
The History Net - Where History Lives on the Web
The Best History sites
The Naval and Military Press
Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

Jane Austen
Chawton House 
Republic of Pemberley
Sudbury Hall


HMS at Whitby - 

Captain Cook Memorial Museum 2012

HMS at 'Gloucester 
through the Ages 2012

HMS at Ipswich 2012

         QDJ River Pageant 
3rd June 2012          

HMS Mark 8 Cockleshell Canoe

                                HMS at Whitby 2011
                                 HMS at Gloucester Tall Ships 
                                HMS on HMS Trincomalee 2011


HMS : Captain Cook Museum
     Whitby 2010
HMS at Portsmouth Navy Days

HMS at Beale Park Boat Show 

                            2009 -  and older

HMS at Gloucester Tall Ships 2009

HMS on board USS Theodore Roosevelt
Portsmouth 2009

Launch construction (Sailing Rig) 

HMS at Sunderland 2009

HMS Archive 2 - Old website images